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Linguistic Test 33

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A syntactic sentence type in a language that is used primarily to express such illocutionary acts, and is described as having imperative form

A word or phrase which marks an exclamation.

A category used to classify discourse and literary works, usually by form, technique, or content

A voice that indicates that the subject is the patient or recipient of the action denoted by the verb.

An association between sets of lexical units which refers to the relative values for a property of an object or event as determined against a qualitative standard

Social deixis that encodes a low degree of status

A reference point in relation to which a deictic expression is to be interpreted

A directive mood that signals the speaker’s act of giving permission

A thorough description of the meaning of a lexical unit.

A case in which the referent of the marked noun is the possessor of the referent of another noun

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